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'Vote Them Out': Willie Nelson Headlines Rally Against GOP-Backed Voting Changes In TexasWillie Nelson led more than a thousand spectators in singing “vote them out” Saturday from the steps of the Texas Capitol during a rally in support of Democratic state legislators who bolted for Washington.
Allen West Says Border Security, Replacing Property Tax Are His Top Priorities In 2022 Primary Challenge To Gov. AbbottFormer Texas GOP Chair and retired Lt. Col. Allen West outlined his priorities amid his challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Department Of Justice Sues Texas And Gov. Greg Abbott Over Executive Order Restricting Travel Of Undocumented MigrantsGov. Abbott's order, issued Wednesday, prohibits anyone from providing ground transportation to migrants detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for illegally crossing the border.
Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Arrested During Voting Rights Protest In WashingtonRep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, said she was arrested on Thursday by Capitol Police during a protest on voting rights.
North Texas Congressman Jake Ellzey Sworn In After Upsetting Trump-Backed Susan WrightTexas Republican Jake Ellzey was sworn in to the House on Friday, days after winning a special election in which he defeated his predecessor's widow, who was backed by former President Donald Trump.
Gov. Abbott's New Executive Order Limits Local Leaders' Response To COVID-19 In Texas“Today’s executive order will provide clarity and uniformity in the Lone Star State’s continued fight against COVID-19,” said Governor Abbott.

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Senators unveil full text of bipartisan infrastructure billLawmakers are rushing to begin the amendment process ahead of an expected vote on final passage by the end of the week.
Minor League Baseball gets help from bipartisan group of lawmakersMinor League Baseball has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic and now a bipartisan group of lawmakers is stepping up to the plate to help. Kris Van Cleave has the story.
Bipartisan lawmakers team up to help Minor League BaseballMinor League Baseball has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic and now a bipartisan group of lawmakers is stepping up to the plate to help. Kris Van Cleave has gone to some of the towns that are pulling for the home team to survive.
Senators looking to finalize and vote on infrastructure billU.S. senators are expected to finalize and vote for a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill aimed at improving the nation's roads, bridges and rails. Christina Ruffini reports.
Manchin says Senate wants to pass bipartisan infrastructure bill by ThursdaySenator Joe Manchin says senators want to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and "move on."
Open: This is "Face the Nation," August 1Today on "Face the Nation," U.S. health officials say the war against COVID-19 has changed and the U.S. is back at the #1 spot of the highest number of new infections around the world.
8/1: Fauci, Manchin, Kashkari, Alroy-Preis, GottliebThis week on "Face the Nation," U.S. health officials say the war against COVID-19 has changed and the U.S. is back at the #1 spot of the highest number of new infections around the world.
Gottlieb says vaccines still effective at preventing serious illness"We still see that these vaccines are doing a very good job preventing symptomatic disease, preventing hospitalization and death."
Transcript: Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, Israel's director of Public Health Services, that aired on Sunday, August 1, 2021, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Scott Gottlieb that aired on Sunday, August 1, 2021, on "Face the Nation."